Rabbit - Snake Love Compatibility in Chinese Astrology

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Considering their position in the animal world, the Rabbit and Snake may appear to have nothing in common – indeed as zodiac signs too, they are quite different from each other which makes romantic success something of a challenge for the Rabbit-Snake pair. And yet the two share certain similarities, which can in the end turn this into a happy match.

High points of a Rabbit-Snake love match

The two are likely to come together in a relationship drawn by the sheer force of opposites. The Rabbit will be intrigued by the promise of secret depths in the Snake while the latter will be charmed by the pleasant manners and the sparkling conversation of the former. One of the chief ways that the Rabbit and Snake will find pleasure in each other’s company is through a shared love of the finer things of life. An essential aspect of the social life of the Rabbit is the guiding principle of beauty and harmony. They like to be surrounded by beauty which is soothing, aesthetic and comes from a harmonious mingling of qualities. All this makes The Rabbit cultured and, refined, someone who would love to spend an evening at the ballet and later dine at a fancy restaurant where there are likely to be beautiful, smart people about him/her. The adherence to elegance and beauty can be witnessed in their domestic space as well which are usually tastefully decorated and reveal a discriminating eye. The Snake while being less bothered about interior decoration is nevertheless, a connoisseur of the finer things of life and he/she owes this to an essentially sensual nature. They take great pleasure in appeasing their senses and  good food, fine wine and high culture are among the things that he/she finds worth living for. In this way, a Rabbit and Snake couple might themselves enjoying doing the same things – their dates will most likely to structured around fine dining, art shows and concerts and they will take immense pleasure in exploring as well appreciating these pursuits.

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Then again both the Rabbit and Snake are rather private people at the core. Even though the Snake appears to be brimming with social courtesy, he/she is actually adept at concealing many layers of their personality from others. Rabbits too, for all their popularity, do not wear their hearts on their sleeves – they are not very comfortable exhibiting deep emotional intimacy with another human being, no matter how well they appear to hit off together. Thus in a relationship, both the Rabbit and Snake will let other be most of the times. Because of their inherently self-possessed natures, the demands that they will make on each other will be quite limited. Their home is likely to be a peaceful and elegant one, where each is pretty much content to the let a partner rest, relax or potter about the kitchen and garden.

Challenges of a Rabbit-Snake love match

Even when the Rabbit and Snake seem to be at their easy-going best, their relationship is likely to suffer from a lack of spontaneity and excitement. Both the Rabbit and Snake can be rather passive and not really the kind to take the initiative to plan a quick vacation or an impromptu date. At its worst, this lack of drive may lead the partners to drift away from each other in case they do not find themselves bonded by common values and interests.

The Rabbit and Snake differ in their levels of social disposition and so problems between this couple will probably start over conflicting views on how to spend an evening together. The Rabbit will want to hang out with mutual friends or even go to the theater with a like-minded couple while the Snake partner might have more intimate plans in mind. He/she may want to have a go at playing strip poker with their partner or have an intimate dinner together. Even though the Snake does not shun company as much as the Ox or Rooster, still they are wary of too much social mingling and any way they prefer to keep their own counsel. This deep secretive personality of the Snake man or woman while appearing initially attractive might clash with the open, sociable nature of the Rabbit till the two find they are fighting more and loving less.

Then again the Snake is known for its capacity for intense jealousy. Confronted with the Rabbit’s partner’s popularity among members of the opposite sex and their tendency to respond good-humoredly to flirtatious overtures, the Snake may be goaded to depths of jealousy. This in turn will upset the Rabbit who cannot cope with any unpleasantness or stress in a relationship.

In the end what can save this relationship from breaking apart is an effort on both sides to be more adjusting. This in fact is quite easy for the Rabbit which is a casual, easy-going sign and is capable of getting along with a wide variety of personalities, including a complex one such as the Snake’s. The Snake on the other hand possesses a deeply intuitive nature which can see right through appearances into the heart of a person. Thus the Rabbit’s romantic and essentially loyal nature will be evident to their Snake partner who in turn will respond with the depths of their passion and commitment.